15 Weird Things You Can Really Buy at The Home Depot

Updated: Apr. 10, 2024

The Home Depot is a virtual wonderland for homeowners and DIY enthusiasts. But if you spend enough time hunting the aisles, you'll come across some of the strangest, funniest and most unexpected things.

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Home Depot is probably most often on your errands list for items like plants, tools, paint, or appliances. And while the store is primarily geared toward home improvement projects, you might find some more obscure, strange items amid its aisles. From coyote urine to a jerky gun, these are the most wonderfully weird yet useful things you’ll find on Home Depot’s shelves.

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Giant Yard Pong

Sure, there’s regular beer pong, but did you know The Home Depot sells a giant outdoor pong game? With 12 nine-inch buckets, two tennis balls and a carrying tote, this giant cup pong set will spice up any outdoor gathering, whether you play with actual beer or soft drinks. Plus, it’s a best-seller, so the fun is pretty much guaranteed.

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Rose Bundt Pan

If you thought The Home Depot wasn’t a baking supplies shopping destination, think again. This aluminum rose bundt cake pan is ideal for skilled bakers seeking a new challenge, or newbies who want to impress their friends and family with cakes that are too beautiful to eat.

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Inflatable Airplane Pillow

This neck and headrest pillow is no standard travel accessory. With plenty of inflation to relax your head, neck, chest and arms, it offers relief for so much more than just your neck. And somehow it packs down into a small carrying case for easy travel.

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If you’ve ever wanted to create your own jerky, this jerky gun is for you. Simply load your meat of choice, and out come even strips to turn into jerky.

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LED Margarita Glass

This three-foot-tall LED margarita glass will instantly turn any landscape into Margaritaville. Pour some drinks and enjoy this outdoor spectacle all summer long.

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Baby Yoda Mini Waffle Maker

Not only is this Baby Yoda waffle maker the perfect addition to any Star Wars fan’s kitchen, but it’s also downright adorable. And yes, the waffles come in the shape of Baby Yoda.

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Candy Gumball Machine

No need to browse antique stores for this vintage-inspired find. The Home Depot sells a candy gumball machine that will bring a pop of color to any office, basement or empty shelf. Gumballs, unfortunately, are not included.

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Patio Umbrella With Lights

This light-up patio umbrella may not really be the weirdest product at The Home Depot, but it’s certainly the smartest — and something you didn’t know you needed. No need to break out the outdoor lanterns after the sun goes down. The umbrella lighting system will keep spaces comfortably lit for outdoor gatherings.

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Electric Wine Opener

This electric wine opener cuts through foil and magically opens almost any bottle of wine (except the screw-off kind). You’ll wonder why you didn’t jump on this time-saving gadget earlier.

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Snorkeling Gear

Didn’t count on The Home Depot supplying your summer vacation supplies? Well, you should. Don’t be surprised when you find a snorkel, mask, and fins set while browsing for galvanized nails and light bulbs. Just make sure and grab one set for each family member.

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Wrench Handle Beer Mug

This wrench handle mug is officially the best Father’s Day gift for the DIYer dad. Whether he collects beer steins or appreciates a cool drink after a job well done, he’ll think of you when he fills it with his favorite brew.

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Himalayan Salt Lamp Bulb

Salt lamps are incredibly popular, but did you know you can also purchase a Himalayan salt lamp bulb? It aims to bring a sense of relaxation to any room. The bulb fits most standard light fixtures and won’t overheat if left on for long periods of time. Use it as a night light, decoration or accent light.

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It’s not every day you run to the store for weird things like a fresh bottle of urine. But when that day comes, The Home Depot has you covered. Coyote urine keeps pests and critters at bay by identifying your property as home to lurking predators. Available in bulk or in its own dispenser.

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Blank Ammunition

This fits into the “useful but weird things” classification. Powder-actuated tools can be helpful when working with concrete or other hard masonry surfaces. Activated by a hammer blow or trigger pull, these tools use small caliber loads to drive nails. They’re common enough on jobsites, but the average consumer usually isn’t familiar with them.

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Luxury Birdhouse

Why skimp when it comes to the comfort of the wild animals in your yard? Provide birds a luxurious lifestyle with this cottage style birdhouse. It features grid windows, a wood shingle roof, dormer and wrap-around porch. Of course, you can always opt to keep a little cash in your pocket and build a backyard birdhouse yourself.


What sells the most at Home Depot?

Home Depot’s highest sales come from its indoor gardening department followed by the store’s appliances section, according to sales data from Statista. Paint, lumber and tools also earn a large share of the store’s annual sales.

What does Home Depot sell?

Home Depot sells everything from large home appliances to house plants to furniture. Because of its wide range of departments and large online inventory, Home Depot sells a variety of niche products, like the ones discussed above, that can be difficult to find at other big box stores.